Posted by Metro Atlanta Home Group on Monday, April 13, 2015 at 3:31 PMBy Metro Atlanta Home Group / April 13, 2015Comment
Helping Rebuild Low Income Areas
Just last month, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate announced its philanthropic partnership with Rebuilding Together, a nationally recognized nonprofit that provides assistance for those unable to care for their homes, as well as communities and neighborhoods in need. The only agency that Rebuilding Together is partnering with, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate plans to encourage their more than 10,000 real estate professionals to raise awareness in their individual communities for this amazing nonprofit.
How BHGRE Offices & Agents Can Help
There are several ways for Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate agents to participate, from sponsoring a build, hosting a fundraising event, donating on behalf of themselves or clients, and using marketing campaigns. Additionally, individual Better Homes and Garden Real Estate offices and teams can partner with a local Rebuilding Together chapter, combining forces to produce results.
About Rebuilding Together
Rebuilding Together was founded in 1973 in Midland, Texas. The community realized that several of their neighbors couldn’t afford to maintain their homes, and so the community rallied around them, assisting with repairs,...
Posted by Metro Atlanta Home Group on Thursday, April 9, 2015 at 5:00 PMBy Metro Atlanta Home Group / April 9, 2015Comment
Great Atlanta Festivals & Events To Kickoff Spring
With spring flowers and temperatures comes events and festivals; the Metro Atlanta area comes alive with activity. No matter what area you call home – Woodstock, East Point, Midtown – you will find a festival or event near you. Here is my list of the top events in Atlanta for the month of April:
Atlanta Dogwood Festival
Every spring for the past 79 years, the Atlanta Dogwood Festival has been the harbinger of the new season. Artists from all over the country fill the walkways of Piedmont Park; live music echoes through the park from morning to night; delicious food trucks and vendors provide a welcome respite from walking and shopping. The Dogwood Festival is the quintessential spring event, and one that shouldn’t be missed.
April 10-12, Piedmont Park, Midtown
Since 1999, Lemonade Days has been a Dunwoody favorite, growing from a small weekend gathering to a five day event. Carnival rides, games, food trucks, arts & crafts, wine and beer, live music, and a classic car show round out the weekend. Over 80,000 people are expected to attend, family and couples alike, so take the short drive to Dunwoody and make some memories.
April 15-19, Brook Run Park, Dunwoody
Alpharetta Art Streetfest
The Alpharetta Art Streetfest is a yearly favorite, celebrating...
Posted by Metro Atlanta Home Group on Friday, April 3, 2015 at 1:45 PMBy Metro Atlanta Home Group / April 3, 2015Comment
1133 Park Overlook Drive Listing Description:
Immaculately maintained Pine Hills home located in a private gated community just minutes from interstates & Buckhead shopping/dining/entertainment. Three car drive under garage with elevator access to all floors plus additional carport off shared driveway. Gorgeous hardwoods throughout main level and in master bedroom. Completely renovated gourmet chef's kitchen with Sub Zero/Viking/Miele stainless steel appliances & huge island w/breakfast bar overlooks family room with custom built-ins & wine cooler. Covered porch off kitchen has great views of Shady Valley Park & Buckhead skyline.
Upstairs features master suite with sitting area fireplace. Large master bath with tub & separate shower with spacious master closet. Laundry room and two guest bedrooms share a large guest bath on the same level. The top level of this home includes 4th bedroom/office plus bonus room with wet bar & access to the rooftop porch with amazing nighttime views. Unfinished space on terrace level great for workshop or additional storage. Landscaping included in HOA fees totaling $1,160 annually. Zoned for top rated schools, including: Smith Elementary, Sutton Middle and North Atlanta High.